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Medication management: Opioid medication  
Abstract:  This brochure describes the purpose, correct use, side effects, and potential risks of opioid medications prescribed for pain.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2004, August 1, 2004
UWMC Availability:  Center for Pain Relief
General Topics:  Drug Therapy
Specific Subject(s):  Pain Management; Pain; Opioid Analgesics; Medication
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Technical
Cost: Unknown
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Health Online Citation #2951

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